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Supreme Ventures boost racing industry

Published:Thursday | May 8, 2008 | 5:15 PM

The horseracing industry received a big boost today when Supreme Ventures Limited announced a purse contribution of just over a million dollars.

The financial support will assist in the staging of the Lotto Raceday, which is slated for Saturday, May 24 at Caymanas Park.

Details for the day were outlined by representatives of the sponsors, Supreme Ventures Limited and promoters, Caymanas Track Limited at the launch held at the Courtleigh Hotel and Suites in New Kingston.

In addition to the Lotto Classic for native-bred three-year-olds over 2000 metres, this offering an increased purse of $2.5 million, Supreme Ventures Limited will sponsor four other races on the day.

These are the Lotto Sprint with a purse of $1 million, which includes $150,000 from SVL, The Lotto Dash Trophy, which offers a total purse of 650,000 including $100,000 from SVL, The Lotto Challenge Trophy for a total purse of $495,000 with SVL contributing $100,000 and the Lotto Championship Trophy offering a purse of $430,000 including $100,000 from SVL.